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One Sheet Math Review

by
Robert G. Brown
Duke University Physics Department
Durham, NC 27708-0305
Copyright Robert G. Brown, 2015


Abstract

One Page Math Review Sheets

by Robert G. Brown (rgb)

This is a set of one-sheet review pages for the critical math needed in typical introductory physics classes. It is not exhaustive, but is most of what you need at least to get started and get to where filling in missing details is fairly easy or a matter of extending things known from the sheets.

The first four sheets are needed in any introductory physics class. The last two are specialized (probably inadequate) introductions of surface and line integrals for electricity and magnetism (usually Introductory Physics 2 in most sequences).

Students are strongly recommended to download this guide and print it and keep it with their physics notes or on their personal digital device(s) -- it is free -- and periodically review it until it all comes easy. It is a simple observational fact that students that have not mastered this math by the final exam in either Introductory Physics 1 or Introductory Physics 2 lose anywhere from five to ten points even if they have otherwise mastered the conceptual physics, and of course the damage can be much greater.

Good luck! Feel free to contact me with e.g. bug reports or problems.



Contents

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one-sheet-math-review/one-sheet-math-review.ps 400
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Physics 319 Physics 231: Mathematical Methods for Physics Videos of Physics 53 Lectures One Page Math Review Identities for Electrodynamics Contact About

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